Expedition Bible tackles the question of where Jerusalem’s Temple Mount is (and where it is not). I’m glad to see them address this issue in light of much foolishness which is circulating.
The Israel Antiquities Authority presented an online lecture series this week, “We Will Not be Defeated: From Crisis to Revival in the Archaeology of the Land of Israel.” All are available on the IAA’s Facebook page:
- “The Early Challenges of the United Kingdom of Israel Facing the Edomite Frontier 3000 Years Ago,” by Tali Erickson-Gini
- “The Kingdom of Judah Subsequent to the Assyrian Campaign of 701 BCE: From Darkness to Light,” by Joe Uziel
- “The Jewish Settlement in the Galilee in and after the Great Revolt Against the Romans in 67 CE,” by Yardena Alexander
- “From the Destruction of the First Temple of Jerusalem to the Return of Zion,” by Yiftah Shalev
In the newest episode in the Flora & Faith series, Brad Gray looks at the Atad tree, central to Jotham’s parable in Judges 9.
Exhibition at the Met: Maxime Du Camp’s Photographs of the Eastern Mediterranean and North Africa
Thomas West has created a list of the “25 best movies set in the ancient world.”
A statue of Cyrus the Great will be unveiled in Atlanta today.
HT: Agade, Arne Halbakken, Charles Savelle, Ted Weis, Explorator, Paleojudaica